Tuneful Treasures, May 18
Enjoy a musical tour of the keyboard instruments in the collection, including a mid-18th-century harpsichord and Ruth Wales du Pont’s 1907 Steinway piano. The tour is led by Deborah Harper, senior curator of education, who first visited Winterthur as a college student majoring in music. Virtual program. Registration required. $15; $10 for Winterthur and DMNH members. Register now.
Exotic, Layered, and Fragile Surfaces: Chinese Export Lacquerware, June 15
The China Trade of the late 18th and 19th centuries produced furniture and decorative arts that tell a fascinating story of exotic places and international trade. Hear the story of lacquer in the China Trade and explore the fabrication, preservation, analysis, and conservation treatment of Chinese export lacquer on wood. Virtual program. Registration required. $15; $10 for Winterthur and DMNH members.